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2014-06-11 23:04:20

Veterinary Pet Insurance Reviews Its Database of 500,000 Pets to Determine Their Country of Origin Brea, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Are German shepherds pulling for the German national soccer team? Are American bulldogs rooting for the “Stars and Stripes?” Are Yorkshire terriers cheering on Wayne Rooney? As elite teams from around the world gather in Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™, many of the 32 countries competing are represented by dog breeds that most of us recognize but may...

2013-08-01 23:26:49

My Small Dog has released a list of resources that explain the most recent changes in pet airline travel rules and regulations. Topics include health requirements, the minimum age for pets to travel, and what specific airlines are asking for such as a fees and timeline for reservations. Issaquah, Washington (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 What if a handy list of pet airline travel tips were available in one place? That is exactly what MySmallDog.com, which began as a travel blog for a Yorkshire...

2011-05-27 00:00:30

Pets can often find their way into trouble but Petplan Pet Insurance claims data shows that some breeds are in fact more accident prone, requiring extensive and unexpected veterinary care Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 26, 2011 Many pet parents often find themselves wondering if perhaps their pet is just a klutz. Accidents, strange illnesses and emergency trips to the veterinarian mark many a pet's life, but is there anything to the theory that certain breeds are more accident-prone or...

2009-08-28 15:05:14

The many textures found in the coats of dogs can be traced to variants in just three genes, researchers in Maryland have learned. The study at the National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, Md., targeted three genes responsible for every coat type from a poodle's curls to a terrier's wiry hair, Eric Green, the institute's scientific director, said in a release Friday. This study is an elegant example of using genomic techniques to unravel the genetic basis of biological diversity,...

2009-02-13 10:35:00

Annual shows offer star of Marley & Me and special family value pack ticket deal DETROIT, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit Kennel Club Dog Shows return to Cobo Center to entertain and educate dog lovers from all over the Midwest. The two-day Celebration of Dogs, proudly presented by Purina, allows visitors up-close and personal time with breeders, owners, handlers and over 2,000 dogs from the 161 breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club. Two special guests will be on...

2008-12-04 08:45:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Eukanuba, working in cooperation with the FCI and AKC, is especially pleased to publicize the details of all Top Winning dogs who will be representing the 52 invited participating countries at the 2nd Annual Eukanuba World Challenge hosted at the AKC / Eukanuba National Championships in Long Beach, California this December. This unmatched line up of outstanding dogs includes those who have won top honors at prestigious shows worldwide such as the AKC /...


Latest Terrier Reference Libraries

Toy Manchester Terrier
2013-09-23 11:01:25

The toy Manchester terrier is a breed of domestic dog that originated in the United Kingdom and Britain. The breed was developed in the nineteenth century when a whippet, black and tan terrier, and other breeds were crossed to create an effective rodent hunter. The breed was popular in America during the 1920’s, when it was known as the toy black and tan terrier and when the name was changed to the toy Manchester terrier, a club known as the American Toy Manchester Terrier Club was created...

Tenterfield Terrier
2013-09-12 12:03:01

The Tenterfield terrier is a breed of domestic dog that originated from Australia. The breed originated from small rodent hunting dogs that traveled with white settlers from England to Australia. It is thought that the popular miniature fox of the nineteenth century was this breed, and by the 1920’s, the breed was an established household pet and rodent hunter. The breed received its current name in the 1990’s from Don Burke and the name was accepted by the South Australian Miniature Fox...

Affenpinscher
2013-08-20 10:00:55

The affenpinscher, also known as a monkey dog, affen, or affie, is a toy breed of dog that resembles a terrier. Its name is derived from the German word Affe, which means monkey or ape, and it is thought to have originated in Germany during the seventeenth century. This dog was bred to eradicate rodents from kitchens, stables, and granaries and was slightly larger than its modern size. A typical affenpinscher weighs between 6.5 and 13.2 pounds and can reach twelve inches in height at the...

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2008-09-05 15:40:30

The Sealyham Terrier is a Welsh terrier created by crossing the Basset Hound, Bull Terrier, Fox Terrier, West Highland White Terrier, and the Dandie Dinmont Terrier. It was developed in Sealyham, Harverfordwest, Wales by Captain John Edwards to quarry small game. The breed was officially recognized in the early 1900s and can still be found today in South Africa and the UK. At one time, the breed was one of the best known Welsh breeds, but today it is distinctly rare. The Sealyham...

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2008-05-27 23:16:12

The Otterhound is British breed originally bred for hunting. It is in the same bloodlines as the Bloodhound and the Airedale Terrier. The breed has almost always been rare, even during the early 20th century when hunting was popular. The use of the breed to hunt otters ended in 1978 in Britain when it became illegal to kill otters. The breed is currently the most endangered in Britain and there are only between 350 and 400 in the United States. The breed generally weighs between 80 and 120...

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